Ask any photographer, and they will tell you that one of the hardest things about being an artist is taking yourself seriously. Ask any photographer who started as a “mom with a camera,” and they will tell you it’s even harder. The very term “mom with a camera” has been somewhat derogatory, disempowering women and […]

Why it’s ok to be a “Mom with a Camera”

June 21, 2024

Throughout the Photography industry there is talk of how our industry is struggling. But what I see, is an industry that is thriving. I’m excited to kick off a success share blog for our thriving industry to show that if you do the work you too can have a successful thriving business. I reached out […]

Success Stories in the Photography Industry in 2024 | Elena S Blair Education

June 17, 2024

The ESB Education Group is a Photographer’s Online Community which is one of, if not the most, positive Facebook Groups for Photographers out there. What happens each month is at the beginning of a new month we call upon the Elena S Blair Photography Education Community to submit 1 photo to the Monthly Cover Contest. […]

Photography Contest Top 10 | The Elena S Blair Education Monthly Cover Contest

June 15, 2024

When I work with a family, my main goals are to capture love, connection, and a little piece of humanity. Within any family dynamic, there is so much to be captured, and my aim is to showcase those beautiful, fleeting moments. I specifically want to create relaxed lifestyle family photos for each family that I […]

How to Capture Relaxed Lifestyle Family Photos

June 14, 2024

With the popularity of lifestyle photography, the word “pose” has become somewhat taboo. It irks me when I scroll through social media and see a well-known lifestyle photographer claim, “I just love candid moments.” Why is this a pet peeve of mine? Because the reality is that even in lifestyle photography, a significant amount of […]

The Truth About Posing in Lifestyle Photography

June 7, 2024

The Elena S Blair Mastermind Community Print Competition. What is the Community Print Competition? Each year Elena opens up submissions for a photography competition within her online Facebook Group community! The whole facebook community is encouraged to submit their work to the various photography categories chosen each year. This year there were 8 categories. Once […]

The 2nd Annual Community Print Competition Winner’s!

May 31, 2024

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